NOW HIRING: Summer Youth Program Coordinator Positions

This year we have 5-8 summer positions available (age 20+) for Youth Program Coordinators and a Communications Photographer-Videographer. These full-time positions (35+ hours) are for 8-10 weeks of the summer beginning mid-June through mid-August. Check out the job descriptions and programs on our website and apply online today.Read the rest...

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LAUNCH: Codman Square Can We Talk?

We are excited to launch a new program in Codman Square called Can We Talk? We all experience pain, trauma, and joy in different ways. This is a safe place for you to share your story and have your voice heard and welcomed. During COVID, we are meeting via Zoom on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Contact us to join.Read the rest...

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TEEN SUMMER JOBS: Apply Now!

This summer we are hiring 20-25 teenagers for our leadership and workforce development jobs. Be part of a team focused on creating community change through mental health, food justice, or arts activism. Check out our teen job programs and apply online when you are ready. Contact us if you need help creating a resume.Read the rest...

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Do you need PPE Supplies?

We want to make sure you are as safe as possible from COVID-19. The Boston Project has supplies such as masks, gloves, face shields, cleaning supplies, thermometers, and more to share with neighbors and local businesses who have need. Contact us to request supplies.Read the rest...

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VIDEO: This Is Our Wish

“Think past the foreseeable sight, past the unforgettable fight into a mindset bringing forth light. That – that’s my with. This is our wish.” Spoken word by Aren Williams

 

Boston Project staff entered this summer with a heaviness in light of all that was – and is – happening nationally in regards to racial injustice and COVID-19. As a Christian ministry, we are motivated by God’s desire for justice. Christian Grant, our youth minister reflects, “From the Psalms to the Prophets to the New Testament, you see the recurring theme of God’s righteousness and justice. When Jesus dealt with Read the rest...

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Why I Volunteer: An Interview with Nalida Besson

An Interview with Nalida Besson, Neighbor Health and Wellness Educator (pictured, left)

 

Q: How have you grown or changed through volunteering with The Boston Project (BPM) and Talbot-Norfolk Triangle Neighbors United (TNT)?

 

Nalida: Through volunteering with BPM and TNT, I have grown to appreciate my neighborhood and community even more. I feel more connected to my neighbors. As a health and wellness educator, I have volunteered to do cooking demonstrations for the Healthy Community Days at Elmhurst Park and have had the chance to talk to many neighbors who were pleasantly surprised that “healthy” food could be easy to Read the rest...

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VIDEO: The Hill We Climb

Last night our teen Mental Health Ambassadors watched again and were moved by the inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” by the 22-year-old National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. At this moment in history, we see “light in this never-ending shade.” There is hope amidst the sometimes overwhelming work still to be done. 

 

In this context, our young people discussed the overlap and the gaps between the realms of politics, justice, and mental health. As we work to create just systems, young people understand that one’s own mental well-being is vital. History, media-bias, and the sheer weight of our Read the rest...

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NOW HIRING: LevelUP Life Coach Coordinator

We are HIRING a part-time Program Coordinator for LevelUP Life Coaching for teens (10-15 hours per week). The Coordinator connects teenagers to caring, adult Coaches who help them build the skills to transition successfully from adolescence to adulthood. This position has one foot in youth development and the other foot in volunteer management. If interested, check out the job description or contact us with questions/interest.

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Life Coaching: A Relationship Bigger Than A Program

When asked to describe his Life Coach, Collin smiles and quickly responds “He’s more of a friend than someone who’s just there to tell you something. Someone you can actually talk to. He gets me, he gets where I come from. In just a couple of months, teen Collin, and his coach David formed a remarkable relationship. David tells us “I told him I am not his coach because of the program, but because I care for him. We have always made our relationship bigger than the program.” 

 

Though COVID-19 affected their ability to meet in person, the two Read the rest...

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